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NRT team detained by Iraqi security forces in Sinjar and Tel Afar released

Diver released, reporter and cameraman still in custody
NRT reporter Nazir Shangali (NRT Digital Media)
2019-03-09

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SULAIMANI — An NRT team including a reporter, a cameramen, and a driver were arrested by the Iraqi security forces on Saturday (March 9).

They were released after approximately two hours.

The team had been filming a report in Tel Afar and Sinjar districts, but were taken into custody by the Iraqi security forces.

The driver has been released, but reporter Nazir Shangali and cameraman Sami Ismail are still being detained.

The authorities also seized the team’s equipment.

(NRT Digital Media)